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  • Cumberland University receives NHPRC grant for Van Buren papers project

    The National Historical Publications and Records Commission gives significant project a boost

    Cumberland University received a grant for $60,752 from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission ...
  •   Cumberland University is home to a major project to transcribe more than 13,000 documents of ...
  • Dr. Mark Cheathem, Professor of History at Cumberland, recently spoke about his book Andrew Jackson, Southerner at the Library of Congress and is now available on C-Span.  His book is a reassessment of President Jackson as a man who owned over 200 hundred slaves, married into an exclusive social order in Nashville, and headed a local militia; all qualifications for success in 19th century Southern culture.